News and Notes for Thursday, May 12, 2022
First, it was announced that Cleveland Manager Terry Francona had tested positive for Covid 19 and the game scheduled for yesterday would be managed by the bench coach. Shortly thereafter, the infected list was expanded to include multiple members of the traveling party and the game was postponed. Stay tuned for further developments.
MLB postpones Cleveland Guardians-Chicago White Sox due to Covid – CNN
Due to multiple positive Covid-19 tests within the Guardians organization, Wednesday afternoon’s game between Cleveland and the Chicago White Sox has been postponed, Major League Baseball officials announced.
Who will replace Terry Francona as manager during COVID outbreak? Guardians takeaways – cleveland.com
The Guardians’ front office is going to have to dip into their minor league system to fill some big-league coaching vacancies caused by Wednesday’s COVID outbreak.
‘You’re never going to leave this hospital’: How a Cleveland Guardians prospect beat the odds after a freak injury – The Athletic
In March 2021, Frank Lopez suffered a broken vertebrae in a diving accident. Now, after a grueling year of rehab, he’s back on the mound.
Amed Rosario’s versatility opens the door for young Guardians infield to flourish: Podcast – cleveland.com
Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga look at how Rosario moving to left field benefits a young Guardians infield.
Sam Hentges adds two-seamer, builds on momentum in relief role
Sam Hentges has posted a 0.69 ERA through 11 appearances this season.
Why you should never slide going into first base: Locked On Guardians | wkyc.com
We discuss why you should never slide going into first base. There were a lot of reasons the Guardians lost this game, but they had a chance to extend it and didn’t.